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Mister nice guy: Pearce foe decries ‘bully politics’ (access required)

When he declared he was challenging Senate President Russell Pearce, Republican Jerry Lewis offered overarching goals that no politician really could argue against — investing in education, attracting companies to Arizona, a fresh start for Mesa.

What he refused to say was how his political positions differ from Pearce’s.

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Conservative cookout

Gosar's campaign will be hosting a star-studded "family barbecue" fundraiser next month in Prescott. Brewer and conservative talk show host Hugh Hewitt will headline the Aug. 7 event at Granite Creek Park near downtown.

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Lawmakers hope Arizona can cash in on California Internet tax (access required)

California’s loss could be Arizona’s gain, if some legislators have any say about it.

With the outcry from some businesses about the Golden State’s newly-passed “nexus tax” on some online retailers, Rep. Tom Forese, R-Gilbert, has proposed that Arizona take advantage of the discontent and try to recruit the angry businesses to Arizona, which has no such tax.

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Feds’ roundabout path to share in fence costs (access required)

Behind the state law allowing Arizona to raise money and build a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border is a strong perception by politicians here that the federal government refuses to adequately secure the Southern border.

Now, it seems the feds will share, if indirectly, in the cost of building the fence.

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